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The 23 Best Places to Go in 2023

Dec 1, 2022 | | Online
For Indigenous-led wildlife experiences, design-forward stays, and expedition sailings. BY CNT EDITORS November 29, 2022     This is part of our global guide to the Best Places to Go in 2023—find more travel inspiration here. In any given year, the exercise of assembling a definitive list of the best places to travel is both exciting and daunting. After all, […]


Dec 1, 2022 | | Online
If there’s one word to describe Memphis, it would be “magic”. The Tennesee city has long been respected for its music (being the birthplace of rock n’ roll, impact on blues and hip-hop dominance)and its connection to the civil rights movement—but there’s so much more it has to offer than its historical past. Memphis is […]

Local food scientist hits Netflix with ‘Snack vs. Chef’

Nov 28, 2022 | | Online
After releasing a children’s book earlier this year about playing with food, local food scientist Ali Manning took her own advice. Manning is one of 12 contestants participating in a new Netflix show called “Snack vs. Chef.” In the show, which is being released Wednesday, Nov. 30, the chosen chefs race against the clock — and […]

Memphis Is The Delicious Destination You Need To Put On Your Must-Visit List

Nov 16, 2022 | | Online
Leslie Kelly Contributor I write about food and travel while roaming around the U.S. in my RV The city’s bragging rights as the home of the blues and the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll needs an addendum that includes “one of the most delicious cities on the planet.” That’s not hype. After five days of […]

The Secret Is Out on How Good the Grizzlies Can Be

Nov 14, 2022 | | Online
The young Memphis Grizzlies aren’t underdogs anymore, and that’s causing some growing pains. But they are confident — and having fun. By Tania Ganguli SACRAMENTO — Ja Morant rejected the premise of the question. He was being asked to think back to the way his last N.B.A. season ended. The Memphis Grizzlies had won one of […]

Memphis rapper GloRilla brings a female voice to the city’s hip-hop renaissance

Nov 11, 2022 | | Music, Online
Memphis rapper GloRilla brings a female voice to the city’s hip-hop renaissance Bob Mehr Memphis Commercial Appeal GloRilla — the 23-year-old Memphis rapper born Gloria Woods — has quickly become the female leader of the Bluff City’s current hip-hop renaissance. GloRilla’s viral hits “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)” and “Blessed” launched her into national consciousness earlier this […]

LeMoyne-Owen College cybersecurity program gears up, set to build technology center

Nov 11, 2022 | | Online
By John Klyce Reporter, Memphis Business Journal Nov 9, 2022 Updated Nov 10, 2022, 12:08pm CST After Vernell Bennett-Fairs, Ph.D., became president of LeMoyne-Owen College (LOC) in January 2021, she started to look for programs that made the school unique. What could she spotlight, she thought, that would attract students to the HBCU over other […]

Starter Homes Are Only Affordable in Four Cities

Oct 24, 2022 | | Online
Soaring mortgage rates are a big part of the problem, with the 30-year fixed rate mortgage at almost 7%. DAN WEILOCT 20, 2022 6:26 PM EDT With home prices elevated and mortgage rates soaring, homes have become unaffordable for many prospective buyers, especially starter homes. Point2, a real estate search web site, compiled a study […]

Big Brother star Memphis Garrett bringing Ya Mas Taverna to Edge District

Oct 24, 2022 | | Online
Ya Mas Taverna, a Fort Lauderdale-based Mediterranean restaurant, is headed to the Edge District. The Florida restaurant has a Memphis connection, but not the one you think. Memphis Garrett is the founder and CEO of Garrett Hospitality Group, which oversees such brands as Blue Wave Sushi, LadyMay, No Man’s Land, and Point Break Poke House. […]

This Memphis-based VC firm has a $52M fund and FedEx, AutoZone as partners

Oct 24, 2022 | | Online
By John Klyce – Reporter October 18, 2022, 01:52pm CDT FedEx and AutoZone are partnered with Ridgeline — and in late September, when the Memphis-based venture capital firm held a summit at Crosstown Concourse, the local giants didn’t hesitate to send their top executives. FedEx president and CEO Raj Subramaniam spoke at the event, along […]